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Jacksonville Art Walk – A Downtown Experience you Must See!

Every first Wednesday of the month the city of Jacksonville puts on a wonderful event that is a sure must see.  If you are a fan of the arts, music and film the Jacksonville Art Walk is the place to be.  There is not many places you will see storm troopers and belly dancers mingle together!  With over 40 venues participating, there is a lot to see and experience. 

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The Extreme Sport of Kite Surfing

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush that will have the wind pressed up against your face as you catch some serious air, than kite surfing may be for you.  One of the best places to try out this fairly new extreme sport is on the beaches on the northeast part of Florida, right near Jacksonville.  It is here that waves from Africa can wander clear across the Atlantic Ocean setting up perfect wave ramps to catch perfect jumps off of.  It is a wave riding paradise for kite surfers.  This best kept secret doesn’t have a very crowded shoreline, giving you lots of space for practice and falls. 

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The Comedy Zone – Perfect for Date Night and Good for Your Health!

Whether you have been married for years or maybe this is a first date – going to a comedy is the perfect activity to do.  Why is a comedy club a great first date idea?  Well a sense of humor is important to many in a relationship and going to a comedy club can help gauge whether or not you guys have the same sense of humor.  If you don’t, you probably are not going to mesh very well in any other areas.  Having a good laugh is also a great way to break the ice with someone new.  It helps ease some of the nervousness the two of you may have from being on a first date.  It also gives you a bit to talk about afterwards. 

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The Brick of Avondale

Located just southwest of Downtown Jacksonville, is a picture perfect neighborhood that goes by the name of Avondale.  This area is known for their historic preservation and has been designated the largest local historic district by the City of Jacksonville.  Primarily designed as a residential area, Avondale also has its very own downtown that all the locals of Jacksonville truly treasure.  Known for its stately, Mediterranean revival style homes, its architecture is breathtaking and is the perfect neighborhood to grab a bit to eat at a fine dining restaurant, shop and stroll around.  This neighborhood is the most extensively planned community Jacksonville has ever seen.  Avondale is truly an idealistic place that appeals to all. 

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Crazy Fish – Providing Thrilling Airboat Rides, Great Eats and more!

If you are looking for a unique and fun experience, an airboat ride is just the perfect excursion.  What is an airboat and how is it different from any other kind of boat?  Well, airboats are pretty cool contraptions!  This flat-bottom vessel was made to be used in marshy or shallow areas where other water crafts could not go.  This airboat is powered by what looks like a large fan attached behind it.  You can go so fast it seems like you are just skimming the surface with this big vessel.  The large fans blow so strong that they could blow down an adult! 

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MANY Things to Do in Jacksonville FL at Latitude 360!

[UPDATE: Latitude 360 is now Main Entertainment. But just as fun!] Where ELSE can you catch $5 movies while enjoying a fresh meal brought right to you, all in the comfort of your recliner? And that’s only the beginning… If you’re looking for new and fun things to do in Jacksonville FL you’d better start here with Latitude 360!

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The Five Points – A Jacksonville Bohemian Experience

If you are looking for a unique and eclectic shopping experience, the Five Points in Jacksonville, Florida, is an absolute must do.  Known by several distinctions as both Jacksonville’s arts and commerce district or as their Bohemian district, there is no shortage of unique stores, restaurants and interesting characters to people watch when you visit the five points.  Located a few blocks off the river, this place is easy to find. The challenge, though? Many say it’s finding a parking spot!

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Fun Times with the Jacksonville Sharks!

Welcome to Jacksonville Sharks indoor football! Who doesn’t love a good sporting event in their favorite city? Especially when it’s so hot outside and you’re looking for something A/C friendly! Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, also known as Sea Best Field, is the home of our professional indoor football team — the Jacksonville Sharks.

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp – A Perfect Summer Baseball Treat

[UPDATE: Jacksonville Suns were renamed "Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp".] There is nothing more American than catching a baseball game on a warm summer evening.  The smell of hot dogs, a yummy bag of peanuts and a cold beer all while watching a great Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp game – what could be better?

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Amelia Island – Come for the History and Stay for the Shopping!

It is said that Amelia Island is where the French visited, the Spanish developed, the English named and the Americans tamed.  This beautiful island, located just a thirty minute drive from Jacksonville, is quite the island to see.  Fernandina Beach and Amelia City make up the island.  Some say it is almost like falling into a time capsule when they visit.  Rich in exciting history, Amelia Island has over 400 historic structures.   There is so much to do here.  Between its beautiful beaches, unique restaurants and its not to be missed shopping, Amelia Island is truly a place to be experienced.

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